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Tryon Edwards

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Duty performed gives clearness and firmness to faith, and faith thus strengthened through duty becomes the more assured and satisfying to the soul.

— Tryon Edwards

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Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.

— Tryon Edwards

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People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher or better than themselves.

— Tryon Edwards

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One of the great lessons the fall of the leaf teaches, is this: do your work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call.

— Tryon Edwards

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To be good, we must do good; and by doing good we take a sure means of being good, as the use and exercise of the muscles increase their power.

— Tryon Edwards

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Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.

— Tryon Edwards

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Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end.

— Tryon Edwards

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Some men are born old, and some men never seem so. If we keep well and cheerful, we are always young and at last die in youth even when in years would count as old.

— Tryon Edwards

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The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.

— Tryon Edwards

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Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.

— Tryon Edwards

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] He publiTryon Edwardsd the works of Jonathan Edwards (the younger) in 1842. Tryon Edwards (1809–1894) was an American theologian best known for compiling "A Dictionary of Thoughts" a book of quotations. ".

[But see note in Talk section. He also compiled and publiTryon Edwardsd the sixteen sermons of his great great grandfather Jonathan Edwards on 1 Corinthians 13 the "Love Chapter" titling the book "Charity And Its Fruits; Christian love as manifested in the heart and life" which thought by some[citation needed] to be the most thorough analysis of the text of 1 Corinthians 13 ever written. But all science in fact rests on a basis of faith for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws - a thing which can never be demonstrated.

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